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jackson junior appeared in court today. they spent $750,000 in campaign funds on personal items, it is alleged. both of them, congressman jackson and his wife, are appearing separately in court today. the ex-congressman said last week that he fully accepts responsibility responsibility for the improper decisions and mistakes he has made. the defense secretary, leon panetta, is one of his civilian work force to get ready for furloughs when the sequester those into effect. he said we have no legal funding for reductions. should sequestration occur, the dod will be forced to place the vast majority of the civilian workforce on administrative furlough. secretary leon panetta said he has notified congress and all and please, giving at least 30 days notice before any furlough. the chairman, buck mckeon, says this is bad, but not unexpected news. the house armed services committee predicted that a sequester would result in layoffs of civilian employees. the house has passed legislation to avoid the white house. democrats have blocked it. here's what president obama had to say about the
, and of course to the representative jackson and my home town representative smith, thank you for adding to the ranking member conyers as well as the members of the committee. i come to you today as many things come as an american, as an optimist, the grandson of an immigrant orphan from mexico who found opportunity in our great country, and as the mayor of the nation's seventh largest city, the community that looks like the texas and the america of tomorrow. immigration for all of us is more than a political issue. it is who we are as americans. from plymouth rock to ellis island and galveston to access to the sandy shores of florida and other rocky coast of california, immigrants have made this the greatest country in the world. today, however, our immigration system is badly broken. but there is hope. this hearing more importantly the bipartisan legislation that i believe can be enacted because of it shows that we are on the cusp of real progress. the president in a growing number of bi-partisan lawmakers have laid the framework for what americans support a comprehensive common sense
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